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Toyota Partner Robot provides everyday assistance for people with disabilities

Toyota has developed the Partner Robot, to provide everyday assistance for people with disabilities. This robot has a compact, cylindrical body, so it can turn round in small spaces, as well as folding arms, which can do tasks such as [...]
Toyota Partner Robot provides everyday assistance for people with disabilities

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KDDI introduces Phone-capable Pedometer For The Elderly

KDDI has announced the Mi-Look, a GPS-capable pedometer with mobile network access for the elderly. The Mi-Look has a waterproof body, QVGA display, and three main buttons. It can also be used to communicate with family members. The Mi[...]
KDDI introduces Phone-capable Pedometer For The Elderly

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Robot are useful after all, Nec PaPeRo help to elderly to be more active

NEC has published this week a paper on a trial test they made late 2010 where they gave for a month a bunch of PaPeRo robots to some Japanese senior citizens. The goal was here to check the impact of robot within this group of people, [...]
Robot are useful after all, Nec PaPeRo help to elderly to be more active
Robot are useful after all, Nec PaPeRo help to elderly to be more active

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Nintendo Officially Announces a Gaming Device Designed for Elderly People, the DSi LL-XL

A couple of days ago Nikkei announced that Nintendo would make larger DSi with a bigger LCD. Last night Nintendo officially announced their DSi LL or XL in North America and Europe. It features a larger screen, 4.2” (the actual DSi has[...]
Nintendo Officially Announces a Gaming Device Designed for Elderly People, the DSi LL-XL

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